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Google Easter Egg: Do a Barrel Roll – Friday Fun

If you’re bored searching the web you can make Google do some geeky tricks. One is making it do a barrel roll. Here’s how to do it.

This week an Easter Egg was discovered for Google Search which allows you to Barrel Roll the entire website. Just type: do a barrel roll and hit Enter.

Google Barrel Roll

Check out how it works in this video below, or try it out for yourself on Google.com. Note it only works using Chrome or Firefox.

So where did it come from? The Nintendo Starfox 64 game has a character named Peppy that follows you throughout the game. Peppy is a seasoned pilot and is constantly offering advice. One of the gems he repeats the most is “Do a barrel roll!”. Looks like the geeks at Google played a little too much Starfox.

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